Re: Oxygen

Date:         18 Jun 99 01:39:46 
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az944@lafn.org (Herb Feldman) wrote:
>  Normally, airliners have their cabins  pressurized to 8,000Ft.,
> regardless of how high above 8,000Ft the plane flys.

Disagree. The cabin is pressurized as low as possible, for the passenger
comfort: 8000 ft is the maximum, according to ICAO. In the DC-9, for
example, the fuselage was at the maximum differential pressure (except
for a 500 ft margin that allows small height variations)

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